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June 23, 2009    

Complying with New EPA Renovation Rules

In this issue, we covered some important new requirements from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding renovations and repairs of housing that was built before 1978. The EPA issued the new rules in an effort to keep renovation projects...

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May 24, 2009    

Site Health and Safety Issues

In this issue, we discussed two topics important to the health and safety conditions at your site: lead-based paint and bedbugs. Here are some summary points to keep in mind.


If your building was...

The Trainer — May 2009

May 16, 2009    

No-Trespassing Policies and EIV Update

In this month’s issue, we discussed how to implement a no-trespassing policy...

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March 25, 2009    

Complying with Disability-Related Civil Rights Laws

In this month's feature, we discussed complying with recent Department of Justice and HUD guidance on providing reasonable accommodations and modifications for applicants and residents with disabilities. Here is a brief review of...

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February 26, 2009    

Complying with New HUD Rule and SCRA

In this issue, we discussed complying with a final rule that HUD issued in January and with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Here's a review of the main requirements you must comply with.


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February 1, 2009    

Complying with HUD Rules on Pets, Service Animals

In this issue, we discussed how HUD is broadening its definition of “service animal” to allow more individuals with disabilities who rely on these animals to obtain assisted housing (see “HUD Clarifies Pet Regulations...

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December 23, 2008    


Our feature article this month, “Make Residents Clean Units That Fail Inspection,” discusses what you, as a site owner or manager, can do when residents don't keep their units clean while living at your site. But what happens when residents move out,...